Subject: Re: [boost] [release] 1.64.0 please test master snapshot..
From: Tom Kent (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-03-17 11:19:14
On Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 5:31 AM, Mateusz Loskot via Boost <
> On 17 March 2017 at 10:00, John Maddock via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]>
> >>> Personally I would prefer 14.10 (aka 1410) because of purely selfish
> >>> reasons. As it would mean Boost Predef already says that "14.10" is the
> >>> version. But otherwise I don't care what version number it is. I'm
> >>> exhausted from dealing with VS version numbers. Which means..
> >>> 1. For the beta the version is "14.10", aka "1410".
> >>> 2. And we'll apply the Boost Config patch accordingly.
> >>> 3. After beta everyone can fight over what the "real" version number
> >>> should
> >>> be.
> >>> 4. Apply changes after enough people agree. And if that's fast enough..
> >>> We
> >>> can do another beta. Other we just wait for the release to have the
> >>> change.
> >> Where is 14.10 coming from?
> >> In the IDE and vcxproj files I only see 141.
> > Nod.
> > I asked about this on the PR and got no reply, so let's try again here...
> > We have history here - of using 3 figure version names, that includes
> > which had the "71" suffix, IMO the trailing zero is at best superfluous,
> > at worst confusing. We should be consistent both with what we've done
> > before, and with what MSVC reports.
> Speaking of consistency, perhaps these two could be unified
> instead of adding up to the forest of names 
> bootstrap.bat vc1410
> b2 toolset=msvc-14.10
I'm not opposed to that, but those have historically been different.
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